Seattle Times Headlines

On New Jersey hillside, clues to Revolutionary War mystery

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:18

CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — On a gently sloping hillside studded with pine trees, clues to a Revolutionary War mystery are slowly being revealed, spurred by the dogged efforts of a local historian and his teenage son. An archaeological survey last week conducted on an unspoiled swath of land about 15 miles west of Newark […]

Cooler temperatures, rain give firefighters hope in Canada

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:05

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Cooler temperatures and light rain have officials optimistic they’ve reached a turning point on getting a handle on a massive wildfire that has devastated parts of Canada’s oil sands town of Fort McMurray. Alberta Premier Notley said the battle against the fire has stabilized to the point where she can […]

Schmitten pitches Huskies past USC

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:04

Senior allows just one hit in seven innings of 6-0 baseball victory over Trojans.

Drug shoot-up rooms, once unthinkable in U.S., get serious look

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:01

The alarming rate of American overdose deaths has pushed elected leaders from coast to coast to consider allowing government-sanctioned sites where drug users can shoot up under medical supervision.

Nursing homes turn to eviction to drop difficult patients

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:01

NEW YORK (AP) — Nursing homes are increasingly evicting their most challenging residents, testing protections for some of society’s most vulnerable, advocates for the aged and disabled say. Those targeted for eviction are frequently poor and suffering from dementia, with families unsure of what to do, according to residents’ allies. Removing them allows an often […]

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:01

Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in alleys behind convenience stores, on city sidewalks and in the bathrooms of fast-food joints — because no one was around to save them when they overdosed. An alarming 47,000 American overdose deaths in 2014 has pushed elected leaders from coast to coast to […]

2 young brothers dead after being pulled from Colorado river

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:53

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two young brothers have died after being pulled from a river in Colorado. The Larimer County Sheriff’s office says the boys were recovered unresponsive after falling into the Little Thompson River Sunday afternoon and couldn’t be revived. Lt. Bobby Moll says the boys are both are under 11 years […]

Invested Prospect rolls to win in Seattle Stakes at Emerald Downs

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:13

Invested Prospect showed brilliant speed Sunday and scored a decisive 2½-length victory over B C Z Middleton in the $50,000 Seattle Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Emerald Downs.

Invested Prospect rolls to win in Seattle Stakes at Emerald Downs

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:13

Invested Prospect showed brilliant speed Sunday and scored a decisive 2½-length victory over B C Z Middleton in the $50,000 Seattle Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Emerald Downs.

Can PlayStation double as a TV streaming hub? Sony thinks so

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

In the changing world of how we watch television, Sony takes a tentative step into bringing programming to its gaming console. Microsoft knows this is not an easy leap to make.

Can PlayStation double as a TV streaming hub? Sony thinks so

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

In the changing world of how we watch television, Sony takes a tentative step into bringing programming to its gaming console. Microsoft knows this is not an easy leap to make.

Apple CEO needs to temper rosy talk with dose of reality

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

Apple has been hit hard after its latest quarterly report, and some of the sting could be foreseen and more could have been done to prepare investors for the downbeat news.

Apple CEO needs to temper rosy talk with dose of reality

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

Apple has been hit hard after its latest quarterly report, and some of the sting could be foreseen and more could have been done to prepare investors for the downbeat news.

Monday Memo

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

The business week ahead

Monday Memo

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

The business week ahead

Priscilla Chan’s philanthropy shaped by lessons learned as a child of immigrants

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

Chan rarely talks publicly about how her personal story has influenced the giving by her and her husband, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Priscilla Chan’s philanthropy shaped by lessons learned as a child of immigrants

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00

Chan rarely talks publicly about how her personal story has influenced the giving by her and her husband, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Bouquets to cover all the vases

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:56

Flower sales were brisk at Seattle’s Pike Place Market on Mother's Day.

Bouquets to cover all the vases

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:56

Flower sales were brisk at Seattle’s Pike Place Market on Mother's Day.

Prince Harry, Michelle Obama help kick off Invictus Games

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:51

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry and first lady Michelle Obama helped kick off the Invictus Games for wounded veterans with impassioned speeches Sunday night, joining other figures from the worlds of sports, entertainment and politics in a glittery opening ceremony. The two-hour event included live performances by British singer James Blunt and soprano […]